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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under Vietnam Academy of Scocial Sciences. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the Museum is scientific research...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Nguyen Van Huyen Street | Cau Giay, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed today

Lots to see in the museum, but not a huge amount of interactive displays that help keep younger kids engaged. The housing outside are great and it also has an outdoor Water Puppet show (extra charge) that looked great. We had already been to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank coolnamesaretaken
Reviewed today

This is a great museum to visit. Lots of interesting things to see about the people of Vietnam. We spent a couple of hours here. The replica houses outside were great to look around. I think there is a small entrance fee but when we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CarSteHolden
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here on our first morning in Hanoi & guide brought us as soon as it opened which was a good idea, as it soon go it very busy with hundreds of school kids! Informative displays on the culture of the many ethnic groups in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sally123B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had lunch in the restaurant before the muesum which was excellent. I was put off slightly by the title of the museum, but it was a fascinating insight into the diversity of the people of Vietnam and their heritage. Worth a visit (and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheAFCWombles
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The point that stuck me is the diversity of the people who made Vietnam. The external gardens with houses recreated are the highlight, but there is also a paid (extra) water puppet theater. Well worth 2 hours, or more while in Hanoi. We had a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MootHouse
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum provides interesting insight into the variety of peoples in Vietnam. Outside, the full size replicas of traditional houses allows visitors to compare the features common to several different ethnic groups. Inside, exhibits include artifacts such as agricultural tools, weaving looms, musical instruments, clothing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Moto2019
Reviewed 3 days ago

The exhibitions are well laid out and well presented. The outdoor area is particularly interesting as you can enter the different types of traditional houses found throughout Vietnam. Well worth some time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sandymSeasister
Reviewed 4 days ago

An insight into how many peoples make up Vietnam. The museum offers building examples and a museum with some objects from various ethnic groups.They also offer a water puppet show which is far more intimate to the one in Hanoi proper

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fooffy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our tour group stopped here and we found the museum to actually be very interesting - and I am not normally a museum person. Excellent exhibits of the different tribes that comprise Vietnam. Don’t miss the second floor where the best exhibits are located. Also,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank edwardh529
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place with a big outdoor area, where they organize a little water puppet show as well, which was very lovely. The entry is very cheap I really recommend a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Irene O
17 February 2018|
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Response from Mikhail123 | Reviewed this property |
What on earth does this question have in connection with the ethnology museum ?
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MeganOnTheMap
30 May 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
如果你能能夠讀英文那就沒問題。但在這裏的說明也是很間單,如果你有導遊的話就比較長細。
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Jenni J
28 November 2016|
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Response from KateA2306 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, lt was not quite easy. I took a public bus no. 14 from hoan kiem to the museum just google map your location & destination and you can see the public bus number around the city in Hanoi only show them where you will drop... More
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